Hi everyone, my teacher gave this problem as an extra credit for last exam, which I just did very bad.
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There are 2 objects, which have the same mass (m). 2 objects are connected to each other by a string length (L), which is massless.
At initial, the they are sitting on a vertical wall, no velocity, and there is NO friction.
It start sliding down to another wall which is 30 degrees to the horizontal.
So, we just have (m): mass of object 1 and 2, (L): length of string, and 30 degrees is the angle between horizontal plan to the wall it start sliding down.
2. Relevant equations
Determine the velocity of 2 objects at some time after the motion (there is no exact point of time, it could be "t")
The hint is: object #v1 object #2 have the same velocity. (because they have a string between)
3. The attempt at a solution
I tried to do it by using conservation of energy, but I cannot go all the way because I can just figure out one equation but there is 2-3 unknowns.
However, by doing other homework, I pretty sure that there is no normal force of the wall acting on 2 objects. (because if you do some home work, the result are usually v=sqrt(2gh). And my teacher also confirmed so.
Please help me, i have 2 days left before it due.